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Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Tom Waits - Eggs and Sausage

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Tom Waits - Eggs and Sausage
Feature

Released in 1975, this song is the perfect sleezy Sunday tune. His gravely voice always soothes you when you're hungover and you wanna scran some eggs'n'sausage.If eggs and sausage came ina...
Published: Sunday, 1st December 2019
Author: Howard Made
Shelley Parker

Shelley Parker
Interview

Ahead of our secret location rave in London tonight(!!!), we organised an interview with the live performer from the line-up, the incredible Shelley Parker, a previous LL label releasee. After two decades...
Published: Friday, 29th November 2019
Author: Harry Wootten
Social State - Arcadian (Ordinary Love)

Social State - Arcadian (Ordinary Love)
Premiere

This Friday the musical gods blessed us with Arcadian, a dancehall infused grime track from UK-based artist Social State. Heavy pounding kicks intertwined with delicate percussive elements on top of aheavenly...
Published: Friday, 29th November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
OACEM - Windex (QR006)

OACEM - Windex (QR006)
Premiere

OACEM, short for Oto Acoustic Emissions takes us on a journey through hurricanes and thunderstorms with his Windex track. It starts with tidal waves crashing on top of each other with echoing whiplashes...
Published: Thursday, 28th November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Cosmic Monkey - Be Quiet (Seven Sisters Records)

Cosmic Monkey - Be Quiet (Seven Sisters Records)
Premiere

Cosmic Monkey from Latvia are coming in hot with their take on modern electro featuring an eerie atmosphere, menacing bass stabs, scary pitched down vocals and a healthy dose of cowbells with Be Quiet.From...
Published: Tuesday, 26th November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Motomitsu - Liberty & Prisoner (SRT173)

Motomitsu - Liberty & Prisoner (SRT173)
Premiere

Paris-based Japanese producer Motomitsu delivers an authentic Detroit Techno period piece, rolling with that classy melancholic yet uplifting vibe many early Detroit Techno records sported!From Paravisionary...
Published: Monday, 25th November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Rowka - Deconstruct EP

Rowka - Deconstruct EP
Release Review

While Rowka may not be a name you may be too familiar with, I’d be willing to bet that if you’ve been to any decent techno event in the UK in the last year, you’ll have heard at least...
Published: Saturday, 23rd November 2019
Author: Harry W
Mosca - Touchie Riddim

Mosca - Touchie Riddim
Release Review

Mosca is undoubtedly most well-known for his notorious 2011 release Done Me Wrong/Bax with the EP’s B-Side Bax currently boasting almost 2 million Spotify listens, with its UKG inspired bass line...
Published: Saturday, 23rd November 2019
Author: Jago Lynch
Tzusan - Cheap Thrills // Free Refills (SKOOP)

Tzusan - Cheap Thrills // Free Refills (SKOOP)
Premiere

Another brilliant piece from the SKOOP collective this week! Excerpt from Tzusan's anticipated BABAU album written in a dusty, dim-lit, window-less studio shed somewhere around Edinburgh, Cheap Thrills...
Published: Friday, 22nd November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
The Black Hole releases three year compilation

The Black Hole releases three year compilation
Feature

Brooklyn, NY — Attention, passengers! To celebrate the Black Hole's three year anniversary, Brooklyn-based collective ALKHEMY has brought together “some of the mightiest in the galaxy&rdquo...
Published: Friday, 22nd November 2019
Author: Alex Honey
Loose Lips DnB Fix 002 - Kasra

Loose Lips DnB Fix 002 - Kasra
Spotlight

DnB fix is back and today, we’re showcasing the new release from Critical Music head-honcho Kasra. Since its inception the label has constantly led the way when it comes to dark technical drum and...
Published: Friday, 22nd November 2019
Author: Tom Blain
Brandon Vare - Hills (Extrapolation Records)

Brandon Vare - Hills (Extrapolation Records)
PREMIERE

Post-apocalyptic kraut rock wanderer with an acidic aftertaste.Brandon Vare delivers a gem with his Zygote Dawn EP coming out on Extrapolation Records with a combination of tracks that will leave eventhe...
Published: Thursday, 21st November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Harvskyz - Unholy (Skoop)

Harvskyz - Unholy (Skoop)
Premiere

Anthemic Grime/Drill instrumental!Perth based Grime/Drill merchant, Harvskyz creates a brutal soundscape of jagged aggressive drums and growling buzzsaw-like basslines with his debut EP, Reality. The release...
Published: Thursday, 14th November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Huma - Eva (HEDREV00006)

Huma - Eva (HEDREV00006)
Premiere

Mayhem in the Garden of Eden! Excerpt from Huma's forthcoming album of the same name, a deep and technological tale of extremes! From Huma's Eva LP on Hedonic Reversal.Out 11.11 on 2x12...
Published: Friday, 8th November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Bradford Reed - Magnetoreception (YBZ027)

Bradford Reed - Magnetoreception (YBZ027)
Premiere

Driven by the pencilina, an instrument that Brooklyn-based experimental composer Bradford Reed invented, this brilliant piece of Avant-Guarde Jazz is only one example of Reed's latest output in 13years...
Published: Thursday, 7th November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Tudor Acid - Clevolati

Tudor Acid - Clevolati
Release Review

Tudor Acid’s new album Clevolati is a leap into the unknown for the artist as much as the listener, as he moves from hardware to coded instruments using Max/MSP. A decision born from circumstances...
Published: Thursday, 7th November 2019
Author: George Powell
Loose Lips DnB Fix 001 - Monument Banks

Loose Lips DnB Fix 001 - Monument Banks
Spotlight

Given the increasing popularity of our Jungle and Hardcore Marathon events in Manchester; we're delighted to announce a new feature on the website, providing you with a regular Drum and Bass Fix.&nbsp...
Published: Thursday, 7th November 2019
Author: Tom Blain
The BPM Continuum – October 2019

The BPM Continuum – October 2019
monthly feature

This new feature continues from a series of articles I published from October 2018 to April 2019 – The 140 Roundup. Back then I was exploring producers who were working fluidly in between stylesof...
Published: Wednesday, 6th November 2019
Author: Aurélien Background
Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Billy Joe Morgan - Stop Them

Kortzer's Sunday Jams: Billy Joe Morgan - Stop Them
Feature

This weeks' selection comes from Billy Joe Morgan with Stop Them. This track is a personal favourite and Sunday classic to say the least. This is the only track that I've come across from Billy...
Published: Sunday, 3rd November 2019
Author: Kortzer
GALAXIAN – COMING UP FOR AIR EP

GALAXIAN – COMING UP FOR AIR EP
review

Mark Kastner of Glasgow, aka Galaxian, has been manufacturing genre-bending and undefined electronics for over 10 years now. Adorned in a menacing mask and helmet, his hallucinatory electro has steadily...
Published: Saturday, 2nd November 2019
Author: Harry Wootten
Dan Curtin - Resplendent (HUB002)

Dan Curtin - Resplendent (HUB002)
Premiere

From the vaults of Techno legend Dan Curtin, Resplendent is a volcanic, uptempo Disco-Techno number released alongside 3 other previously unreleased tracks from 1999 to 2001. Positive energy!From Dan Curtin...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
El James - Pick Up ([re]sources)

El James - Pick Up ([re]sources)
Premiere

FM-driven club assault, transforming from Techno into Jungly breaks!From HUMAN [RE]SOURCES Vol.3 V/A compilation on [re]sources.Out now on digital - https://resources.bandcamp.com/https://soundcloud.com...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Loose Lips
Julia Star - In the Ocean I Depart

Julia Star - In the Ocean I Depart
Release Review

Julia Star reminds me of tv characters like Fleabag’s Claire and Broad City’s Iliana. She has Claire’s cutting anxiety and Iliana’s rockstar swagger, but what really brings them...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Will Soer
Yushh’s Broken Beat Badness

Yushh’s Broken Beat Badness
Feature

Ahead of her set at Loose Lips’ 5th anniversary night in Bristol, we asked local donnie Yushh to share some of the lush, hater-hushing sonic badassery that characterises her sets. The Pressure Dome...
Published: Friday, 1st November 2019
Author: Will Soer